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Fr. Leonard A. Kohlman – Diocese of San Jose

Father Leonard A. Kohlman

Diocese of San Jose/Jesuits

Fr. Leonard A. Kohlman Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1953

Dead: 1972

Assignment History:

  • 1953-1954: Alma College (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1954-1955: Jesuit Provincial Residence (Portland, OR)
  • 1955-1956: Manresa Hall (Port Townsend, WA)
  • 1956-1962: St. Paul’s Indian Mission (Hays, MT)
  • 1962-1966: St. MAry’s Indian Mission (Omak, WA)
  • 1966-1967: Sacred Heart (DeSmet, ID)
  • 1967-1972: St. Michael Mission (Inchelium, WA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Leonard A. Kohlman:

Fr. Leonard A. Kohlman was a priest of the Oregon Province, ordained in 1953. Kohlman spent his entire career on Indian reservations in Montana, Washington, and Idaho.

In 2011, Kohlman’s name was included on the Oregon Province’s list of its members who have been identified as perpetrators of sexual abuse.

In 2018, Kohlman was included on the Jesuits West Province list named as being credibly accused of child sex abuse. It notes allegations reported in 2009 in reference to abuse of a minor that took place in 1958-1967, 1962-1976, and 1965-1969. Information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims or the nature of the alleged sexual abuse is unknown.

Kohlman died in 1972.

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